Redesign of Vocational Education in Indonesia as a Discourse in the Future

Badraningsih, Lastariwati (2012) Redesign of Vocational Education in Indonesia as a Discourse in the Future. International Conference on Vocational Education and Training (ICVET) 2012. ISSN 977-23017-14009


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The purpose of the article is to give discourses on redesign in the area of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Indonesia to prepare graduates who will play a role in the global era. Professional education is a form of education, where people are equipped with practical skills that will enable them to participate in careers that include manual or practical skills. School-to-work represents a significant development of policies for employment training. Development of technology and professional education shall consider the relationship between multiple technocultural factors. These four factors: (1) labor (industrial relations), (2) changes in technology (innovation), (3) organization of work (the work), and (4) formation of competences (skills). Rapid changes in the economic, social and technology demand of society need to develop knowledge and skills on an ongoing basis. So, they can live and work in creating a society. Education and training contribute to personal development, increase productivity and incomes in the workplace, and encourage participations by all in the economic and social life. Secondary school vocational and professional in Indonesia is an integral part of the economic sectors that have contributed to the growth of national economy. So it is necessary to develop the quantity and quality. The quality of vocational college/professional work will reflect the quality of Indonesian worker that must be built to increase the competitive advantages of human resources in Indonesia. Responding to public demand for high-level expertise and skills, it will be more effective to integrate general and vocational education by providing basic knowledge enrichment in vocational education / vocational school to strengthen more and more the power of thought to the graduates of vocational education in Indonesia. For the existing systems we can prepare the discourse as follows: the implementation of vocational education and vocational mainly carried out in eight semesters. First four semesters is for placing the basic knowledge and skills. Semester 5-6 are for placing them into majors and for the implementation of the UAS and UNAS. Semester 7-8 are to enrich skills in industry/field and OJT, and tests of competence. Annexes redesign must be a way to prepare for postgraduate vocational education/training in Indonesia through curriculum development, teaching, teacher evaluation and partnership working world.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: redesign, vocational education
Subjects: Prosiding > ICVET 2012
Divisions: Fakultas Teknik (FT) > Pendidikan > Pendidikan Teknik Elektronika
Depositing User: Eprints
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2015 04:17
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2015 04:17

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